Welcome to Artistic Uprising 2021

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Schedule of Events

Saturday, November 13th: 5:30-8:00 PM PST

  • “Anti-Racism Bridge Presentation"

    • Russell E. Thornhill​

  • Documentary on photography with Cartier-Bresson

  • "We Think She Crazy" and "Confrontation"

    • Spoken word by Shaunteka LaTrese Curry

  • Mutant Sounds

    • Performance by Matt​ Castille

  • Festival of 4-Minute Student Films

    • Hosted by Charley Lang with films by Levin Jarrett, Peter Ehrenfried, Meredith Bishop, Brewster Parsons, Madison Wilson, and Alexandra Hedison

Sunday, November 14th: 2:00-3:15 PM PST

  • “North/South/East/West: Poetry as Home” 

    • Reading by Jeri Frederickson

Monday, November 15th: 6:00-8:00 PM PST

  • Discussion on Policy Recommendation to Repair Harm

    • Artist talk with LaRae Cantley

Tuesday, November 16th: 6:00-8:00 PM PST

  • Two Hawks Quarterly Reading

    • Performances by Sarah Lilus, Grant Clauser, and Colin Dodds

  • "s t i l l", "s t u c k", and "Hush Now"

    • Modern dance performance on film and live by Diane Tomasi

  • "No Way to Be", "Though Love" and "I Hate Underwear" 

    • Adult contemporary vocal performance by Cynthia Ansay

  • "Rebuilding Hearts - in honor of Dr. Lamar Smith"

    • Reading by Debbie Odell​

Thursday, November 18th : 4:00-6:00 PM PST

  • Spacerock/Folkloric

    • Solo performance by Ángel L. Martinez

  • “Building Resilient Dreams” and MFA student reading

    • Hosted by MFA in Creative Writing Program​

Friday, November, 19th:  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST

  • Festival of 4-Minute Student Films

    • Hosted by Charley Lang with films by Levin Jarrett, Peter Ehrenfried, Meredith Bishop, Brewster Parsons, Madison Wilson, and Alexandra Hedison

  • Online Live Comedy Show

    • With comedy group Lucy Said Go​

Saturday, November 20th: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST

  • Dj House Set

    • Dj set by AJ​​​

And a very very special thanks to our Faculty Advisors and Support Staff - Sandy Lee, Andrea Richards, Franz Franta, and Megan Harty, without whom this year's event would not be possible!

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A Massive Thanks to our Art Up 2021 Student Organizers!

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Ayo Jadesimi (AJ)

"There is nothing more artistic than to love people" - Van Gogh

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Claudia Monroy

"I am interested in ideas, not merely in visual products" - Marcel Duchamp

Nadia Souayed

Nadia Souayed

"Art is a way that one can co-exist through the lens of the artist."

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Olivia Santer Jansen

"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see." - Edgar Degas